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2019 Schedule
83-68, 2nd in NL East
Sutcliffe: I'd want Scherzer in the wild card game (1:25)
Fowler robs Cabrera of a homer (0:31)
Edman, Wieters go deep for the Cards (0:49)
Kendrick homers to give Nats the lead (0:26)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Howie Kendrick's homer in St. Louis gave the Nationals a team-record-tying 215 homers this season. At the moment, the Braves and Nats are both tied for their franchise records. With one more dinger apiece, they'll become the ninth and 10th teams this season to set new single-season home run records.

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2d

Nats manager Martinez to miss series with Cards

Manager Dave Martinez will miss the Nationals' series in St. Louis after having a heart procedure Monday, Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said Tuesday.

2d

BBTN: Hot Brewers, Rendon's MVP Push, Severino

Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss how the Brewers have responded since the Christian Yelich injury, as well as Cody Bellinger's drop-off and Anthony Rendon's surge in the race for NL MVP (9:48). They also talk about a few of the question marks surrounding the Dodgers. Then, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (32:15).

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3d

Nationals manager Martinez has heart procedure

Nationals manager Dave Martinez had a heart procedure Monday and did not travel with the team for its series opener against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez rejoined the team Monday. He was hospitalized after Saturday's game against the Brewers to deal with respiratory issues that were determined to be a product of allergies and asthma. He says he's ready to pitch in Monday's series opener against Washington. But he's yet to discuss the matter with St. Louis manager Mike Shildt.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Nationals manager Dave Martinez remained in Washington, D.C., to undergo precautionary medical testing, according to a team statement. That's all we know right now. Martinez took ill during Washington's game against Atlanta on Sunday and left the ballpark early. Chip Hale will manage Washington at the outset of their big three-game series in St. Louis beginning Monday.

5d

Braves clinch, but focus on Culberson after HBP

The Braves wrapped up a playoff berth Saturday, but there was no celebrating in the postgame clubhouse, as the team remained concerned about utility man Charlie Culberson, who was struck directly on the right cheekbone by a 91 mph fastball in the seventh.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Milwaukee announced plans Fri. to extend safety netting for next season, becoming the 12th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Braves, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals say they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and Miami had extended its to 150 feet past each dugout before this season.

7d

Nationals beat Twins 12-6 as AL Central race tightens

Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto each homered and drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals beat Minnesota 12-6 Thursday night and cut the Twins lead in the American League Central to 3 1/2 games ahead of a critical series in Cleveland.

8d

Zimmerman, Strasburg lead Nationals past Twins 6-2

Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in three runs in support of Stephen Strasburg, who gave the Washington Nationals six strong innings to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Wednesday night for just their third win in the last nine games.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8008th
Batting Average.2637th
On Base Percentage.3394th
Slugging Percentage.4539th
Earned Run Average4.3414th
Quality Starts812nd
WHIP1.3113th
BAA.24711th